P H Yang | Photography
  Home | People | Architecture | Landscape | Documentary | Travel | Events | Shop/Donate | Artist

  Photo of the Day    Jan 2018

    Archive: Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2017
                  Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2016
                  Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2015
                  Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb 2014

Decorated Boat Cruise

Brightly painted and decorated trajineras (a traditional
flat-bottomed boat) cruise around the 170 km (110 mi)
of canals of Xochimilco, lined with gardens and
curtains of trees.

Declared a World Heritage Site since 1987, Xochimilco
is one of the 16 mayoralities (Spanish: alcaldías)
or boroughs within Mexico City.

Xochimilco · Mexico | 2018
31 Jan 2018

Old and New

La Torre Latinoamericana (Latin-American Tower), a skyscraper
at 188 m and 44 stories in downtown Mexico City, soars above
Palacio de Mineria (Palace of Mining), one of the masterpieces
of Neoclassical architecture in the Americas, built between 1797
and 1813 by Spanish sculptor and architect Manuel Tolsá.

Mexico City · Mexico | 2018
30 Jan 2018

Antique Dealer Jose

75-year-old Jose, an antique shop owner in Coatepec,
proudly shows-off his collection of antique sewing
machines to the curious passers-by.

Coatepec is a magic town located in the eastern slopes
of the Pico de Orizaba, Mexico's highest peak at 5611 m,
and Cofre de Perote volcanoes in Veracruz.

Coatepec · Mexico | 2018
29 Jan 2018

Parroquia de Santa Maria

Church of the Parish of Santa Maria Magdelene (Parroquia
de Santa Maria Magdelena), dedicated to the patron saint
of Xico - a Veracruz magical town. Built in the 16th
Century, it has impressive domes of Baroque and
neoclassical architecture.

Xico · Mexico | 2018
28 Jan 2018

Parroquia de San Pedro

Church of the Parish of San Peter (Parroquia de San Pedro)
is a catholic church that sits in front of Cholula's
Zocalo with a fountain.

Cholula · Mexico | 2018
27 Jan 2018

Puebla Catedral

Puebla Catedral is Mexico's tallest, at 69 metre. The
impressive cathedral occupies the entire block south
of the Zocalo and appeared on the old Mexico 500 Peso
bill. Construction began in 1575 and its architecture
is a blend of severe Herreresque-Renaissance and early
baroque style.

Puebla · Mexico | 2018
26 Jan 2018

Palacio Nacional

Palacio Nacional (National Palace) is the home to the offices
of the President of Mexico and the Federal Treasury. The
grandiose palace also houses the Diego Rivera murals that
depict Mexican civilisation from the arrival of Quetzalcoatl
(the Aztec plumed serpent god) to post-revolution, painted
from 1929 to 1951.

Mexico City · Mexico | 2018
25 Jan 2018

Sunset at Vancouver

The sky of Vancouver is painted orange at sunset.

Vancouver · Canada | 2018
24 Jan 2018

Hudson's Bay

Hudson's Bay, Canada's iconic department store, has its
flagship branch in a six-storey cream-coloured terra cotta
building with Corinthian columns in downtown Vancouver,
built in 1927.

Vancouver · Canada | 2018
23 Jan 2018

Cuban Artist Nelson Caban

Nelson Caban, an artist from Havana, showcases his colourful
paintings and multimedia work at the 2018 Fotanian Open
Studios on 20-21 and 27-28 January.

Fotan · Hong Kong | 2018
22 Jan 2018

Fotanian Artist Ritta Kuisma

Finnish visual artist Riitta Kuisma, showcases her work at
the 2018 Fotanian Open Studios on 20-21 and 27-28 January.

Riitta is a child of the woods which are her playground,
her muse for her fairy tale fantasies as reflected in her
meticulous fine pen drawings. Her latest endeavour is
into portraits.

Fotan · Hong Kong | 2018
21 Jan 2018

Nabil Nahas' Show

Solo exhibition of Nabil Nahas, a Lebanese artist, at
Ben Brown Fine Arts showcasing his series of biomorphic,
marine-inspired imagery created through textural layers
of resplendent colour, through 17 March.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
20 Jan 2018

Porcelain Art

'90 Years of Hong Kong Porcelain Art', an exhibition at Time
Square through 21 Jan, showcases hand-painted works by Yuet
Tung China Works, Hong Kong’s first and last porcelain
factory, which has been producing for 90 years 'Guang Cai'
(Guangzhou Paint), a special ceramic recognised by
mainland China as an intangible cultural heritage.

Causeway Bay · Hong Kong | 2018
19 Jan 2018

Hong Kong Cemetery

Hong Kong Cemetery, formerly Hong Kong (Happy Valley) Cemetery,
is one of the early Christian cemeteries in Hong Kong dating
to its colonial era beginning in 1845. It is located beside
the racecourse at Happy Valley.

Happy Valley · Hong Kong | 2018
18 Jan 2018


Cadogan is a residential development by award-winning
architect Andre Fu with stylish curves, located in
Kennedy Town.

Kennedy Town · Hong Kong | 2018
17 Jan 2018

Dok Kiu (Brainstorming)

Dok Kiu (colloquial Cantonese for brainstorming), an art
installation toilet rolls radiating from a toilet seat,
by artist Angel Hui, depicting the best place for
nurturing creative thinking is alone in the bathroom.

Part of the Jockey Club Creative Art Centre Festial,
through 11 January.

Shek Kip Mei · Hong Kong | 2018
16 Jan 2018

Body Fest

Siu Ding (right) and Pang Jing are curators and artists
of Body Fest, a body-positive celebration of the nude
body as our unique and precious landscape, as
alluring as our mother nature. 'Bodyscape' -
artwork by Pang - is in the background.

It includes exhibition of photography, paintings, drawings
and art installations as well as talks and workshops, at
at 11/F, Foo Tak Building, Wanchai, through 4 Feb.
Registration required.

Wanchai · Hong Kong | 2018
15 Jan 2018

Agnes Chow - Youngest LegCo Candidate Ever

21-year-old Agnes Chow, co-founder of Hong Kong Demosisto
party, may become Hong Kong’s youngest-ever lawmaker – if
she wins the Legislative Council by-election on March 11
for the seat vacated by her colleague Nathan Law, who
was disqualified by Beijing.

Wanchai · Hong Kong | 2018
14 Jan 2018

Isabella and Jasmine at Stone Wall

Young Isabella and her mother Jasmine Smith marvel at the intricate
and expansive web of banyan roots at a stone wall in Kennedy Town.

Kennedy Town · Hong Kong | 2018
13 Jan 2018

Phoebe Scott from Singapore

Phoebe Scott, curator of National Gallery Singapore on
'visual artists, revolution and debate in the periodicals'
at the Asian Archive smyposium at the University of
Hong Kong.

Pokfulam · Hong Kong | 2018
12 Jan 2018

Asia from St Petersburg

Asia, an artist and designer from St Petersburg, loves
the vibrant art scene in Hong Kong. Her name and
presence here is a testament to her intense
affection for everything Asian.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
11 Jan 2018

Megan's Homecoming

Megan, who was borned in Hong Kong and moved to London
enjoys her time back in the city's Central waterfront.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
10 Jan 2018

Occupy Leaders Face Overkill Charges

Prosecutors are accused of 'overkill' charges against the
three initiators of the Occupy/Umbrella Movement at a
pre-trial hearing at the Cheung Sha Wan court.

The defense states that the charge 'incitement to incite public
nuisance' which targeted 8 of the 9 defendants including Occupy
trio Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming, overlapped the
'incitement to commit public nuisance' charge is 'strange'
and possibly unconstitutional.

Cheung Sha Wan · Hong Kong | 2018
9 Jan 2018

Marissa in the Mist

Latina photographer and graphics designer Marissa Reyes
brightens up the misty waterfront on a rainy day
with her rainbow umbrella.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
8 Jan 2018

Stephanie Loves Art

New Zealander Stephanie Kelly loves art and frequennts
galleries and exhibitions. She spent the last few years
in London and Singapore before settling in Hong Kong.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
7 Jan 2018

Artist Sabrina Molz

Sabrina Molz, a ceramics artist from Sohren, Germany, showcases
her work made at her studio I.SEE.FIRE in Sohren at the Jockey
Club Creative Art Centre.

Shek Kip Mei · Hong Kong | 2018
6 Jan 2018


Oksana, an artist from St Petersburg, Russia, loves the
freedom and opportunities available in Hong Kong.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
5 Jan 2018

Street Art

Colourful and complex street art by Bdaw who has filled a few
alleys in Kwun Tong with his creative work.

Kwun Tong · Hong Kong | 2018
4 Jan 2018

Yellow Umbrella/Parasol

The Yellow Umbrella/Parasol, by Chinese artist Shen Yuan,
is an art installation spread over four table made up of
miniature yellow umbrellas, barricades, tents and
makeshift furniture – symbolic of the Occupy Protests
for universal suffrage of 2014.

Shen, based in Paris, explores the changeability of urban
space and the pervasive crises that lie beneath apparent calm.

Part of the exibition 'Hong Kong Foot' (aka athlete’s foot),
a symbol of how the city has the power to infect visitors
and residents alike with Hong Kong characteristics, at
Tang Contemporary Art gallery through 27 January.

Central · Hong Kong | 2018
3 Jan 2018

Condor Heroes Kacey and Margaret

Visual artist Kacey Wong and designer Margaret Ho in
glorious regalia of the hero and heroine from The
Legend of the Condor Heroes, a popular wuxia (kung fu)
novel by Jin Yong (Louis Cha), for their Hello 2018 party.

Ap Lei Chau · Hong Kong | 2018
2 Jan 2018

Police Standoff with Protesters as Thousands Return to Civic Square

10,000 march on New Year Day to protest the controversial joint
checkpoint plan for the high-speed rail station at West Kowloon
where Mainland laws will apply, according to the organisers.
Police estimates turnout at 6,200.

A protester, Mr Wong, is hurt during the scuffles as thousands return
to Civic Square for the first time after the Occupy Protests of 2014,
and some attempts to climb up the flag platform while being stopped
by the security guards. Wong had to be carried off in a ambulance.
Police arrives and standoff with the protesters.

Admiralty · Hong Kong | 2018
1 Jan 2018

Archive: Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2017
Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2016
Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb  Jan 2015
Dec  Nov  Oct  Sep  Aug  Jul  Jun  May  Apr  Mar  Feb 2014


© p h yang 2018 - all rights reserved